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Abilene, Kansas

Abilene, Kansas
Creator: Baker-Co
Date: 1874
An illustration, titled "Abilene in its Glory," of crowds of people at the railroad depot in Abilene, Kansas. Also visible are a train drawn by a steam locomotive, people on foot and on horseback, a telegraph wire, a horse-drawn carriage, and buildings. The illustration was copied from Joseph G. McCoy's Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest, 1874. The illustrator is Henry Worrall.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger coach number 3070

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company's passenger coach number 3070
Date: Between 1936 and 1939
This black and white photograph shows an Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Company's coach number #3070.


Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge construction, Abo Canyon, New Mexico

Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company bridge construction, Abo Canyon, New Mexico
Date: Between 1905 and 1908
This photograph shows Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway Company workmen, construction equipment, piers, plank forms, and materials at the Pecos River in Abo Canyon, New Mexico. Construction began in 1905 and was completed in 1908.


Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Harvey House, and railroad yard, Dodge City, Kansas

Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, Harvey House, and railroad yard, Dodge City, Kansas
Creator: Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Date: 1914
This birds-eye view shows the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Company depot, tracks, Harvey House, freight house, and railroad yards at Dodge City, Kansas. Visible in the photograph are passenger and box cars. This photograph was copied from the Santa Fe Magazine, March, 1914, Vol. VIII, No. 4.


"Aunt Sally" steamboat on the Arkansas River

"Aunt Sally" steamboat on the Arkansas River
Date: 1878
A view of a large crowd of people aboard the steamboat "Aunt Sally" as it lies docked somewhere along the Arkansas River in Kansas. The boat is riding low in the water because of the weight of the crowd aboard it. Note that the photograph image is backward (see the reversed name on the paddle wheel housing near the stern).


Great express enterprise! From Leavenworth to Sacramento in ten days!

Great express enterprise! From Leavenworth to Sacramento in ten days!
Creator: Leavenworth Times (Leavenworth, Kan.)
Date: January 30, 1860
A newspaper illustration used with an article on the Pony Express. The article was published in the Leavenworth Daily Times.


Highway K-10

Highway K-10
Date: Between 1930 and 1940
A photograph showing an automobile traveling on K-10, a 38 mile state highway that passes through the cities of Lawrence, Eudora, DeSoto, Olathe and Lenexa. This road provides a toll-free alternate route to the Kansas Turnpike portion of Interstate 70.


Hollenberg Pony Express Station, Hanover, Kansas

Hollenberg Pony Express Station, Hanover, Kansas
Date: Between 1930 and 1949
This is a postcard photo of the exterior of the Hollenberg Pony Express Station in Hanover, Kansas. The Hollenberg Pony Express Station was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1966, and earlier as a National Historic Landmark in 1961.


John James Ingalls to Elias T. Ingalls

John James Ingalls to Elias T. Ingalls
Creator: Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900
Date: January 2, 1859
From Lawrence, K.T., where he went to lobby the territorial legislature on behalf of Sumner's city charter and a "Pikes Peak Express Company," John J. Ingalls wrote to tell his father about the journey that took him through Leavenworth. He made some interesting observations about the condition of the roads and the general discomfort involved in overland travel ("The coaches are constructed with special reference to safety in passing over corduroy roads, through sloughs and ravines, having no regard whatever to the comfort of the passengers."), as well as nice descriptions of both cities, Leavenworth and Lawrence.


Kansas Centennial sign on the Kansas Turnpike

Kansas Centennial sign on the Kansas Turnpike
Creator: Kansas Turnpike Authority
Date: Between 1959 and 1969
This black and white photograph shows two highway signs located along the Kansas Turnpike. The signs read "No Stopping on Pavement" and "Kansas Centennial 1961."


Pony Express

Pony Express
Date: Between April 1860 and October 1861
Photograph of a drawing showing a Pony Express station and riders.


Steamboat U. S. Oleander

Steamboat U. S. Oleander
Date: Between 1880 and 1890
Photograph of the steamboat U. S. Oleander docked at St. Louis, Missouri.


Thaddeus Hyatt to Thomas W. Higginson

Thaddeus Hyatt to Thomas W. Higginson
Creator: Hyatt, Thaddeus
Date: October 20, 1856
This telegraphic dispatch was sent by Thaddeus Hyatt from New York to Reverend Thomas W. Higginson in Worcester, Massachusetts, via the Union Telegraphic Company. Hyatt, who was president of the National Kansas Committee, is eager to inform Higginson, who was an agent of the Massachusetts Kansas Aid Committee, of an important meeting that he should consider attending, if at all possible.


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